Riverwood’s Mission

Our Mission at Riverwood is to improve health by providing high quality, compassionate and personalized care. Riverwood hospital serves Aitkin County and surrounding communities in north central Minnesota, with full service primary care clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor. At Riverwood Healthcare, you can expect top quality medical care delivered by a team of caring healthcare professionals.

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About our Facility

Riverwood Healthcare Center ranks among the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the USA, for both 2017 and 2018. As a trusted leader for the communities it serves, Riverwood is proud to deliver high quality medicine from a team of caring and highly skilled healthcare professionals.

We offer healthcare services for every stage of life, from birth to end of life, including:

Aitkin Community Hospital, d.b.a. Riverwood Healthcare Center, opened its doors in 1955, thanks to many local residents coming together  to invest in better health for all. Our founders’ passion for caring for the health of our people and our community continues strong today.

Your health is our top priority. Together, we will make your patient experience the best it can be.

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  • 25-Bed Critical Access Hospital
  • Top Quality Medical Care in the Region
  • Wide Range of Specialty Care
  • Extensive List of Healthcare Providers
  • Level III Trauma Center
  • Comprehensive Advanced Life Support Hospital
  • Level I Heart Attack Program
  • Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™
The Latest News

Riverwood Foundation will host its annual Healing Garden memorial ceremony on the grounds of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin on Thurs., June 13, at 5:00 p.m. There will be a short program to commemorate those who have been memorialized or honored at Riverwood Healthcare Center during the past two years. Each name will be read […]

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Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Registered Nurse Tina Hughley as Emergency Department Manager. In addition to emergency services, she oversees nurses for the hospital’s infusion center and radiology department. Since 2010, Hughley has worked as a nurse at Riverwood, working in many areas of hospital nursing with emergency care being her primary area […]

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Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation are hosting the annual Golf Charity Event on Fri., July 12, at Cuyuna Rolling Hills in Deerwood.  Access the golf event invitation flyer. Proceeds from this year’s event will support Riverwood’s new Kidney Care & Dialysis Center, which is now under construction, at its hospital in Aitkin. CentraCare Health will […]

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